Dr Nicola Williams from Fair Play For Women explains to Sky News how women’s rights are hanging by a thread with changes to transgender law

As the government launches a consultation on the Gender Recognition Act, seeking to streamline how transgender people register their new identities, some would say the move has been long overdue. But not Dr Nicola Williams, spokeswoman for Fair Play For Women, who argues changes to the law could compromise female-only

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National LGBT survey tells us nothing about women’s views on GRA reform but the government still quotes findings as evidence of lack of opposition.

  In July 2017, the government launched a survey to gather more information about the experiences of LGBT people in the UK. The survey response was unprecedented. Over 108,000 people participated, making it the largest national survey of LGBT people in the world to date. The sample was self-selected, and

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Sex attacks: MPs must investigate risks of transgender prisoners

MPs on the Commons Justice Committee must investigate the management of transgender prisoners in female prisons after the latest report that a male-born inmate has been accused of sexually assaulting four vulnerable women behind bars, a women’s rights group has said.    The call was made by Fair Play For Women, which has

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Sign up here to add your name to this open letter from female survivors of male violence to women’s organisations

Fair Play For Women would like to ask our supporters to read and share the open letter written by  Fovas*; a group of female survivors of male violence. Click here to read the letter: Open letter from female survivors of male violence to women’s organisations (*Fovas stands for Female-Only, Violence

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Press release: Government confirms women have “legitimate concerns” about transgender reforms

Fair Play for Women welcomes Penny Mordaunt’s confirmation that women’s groups have “legitimate concerns” about legal reforms around gender, and the opening of the consultation today. FPFW, a campaign group for women’s rights, now calls on the Government to make good on those words by engaging fully with women’s groups,

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Press release: Gender Reforms “biggest threat to women’s rights in a generation”

Proposed changes in gender laws due tomorrow could pose the biggest threat to women’s legal rights in a generation, campaigners have warned. A government consultation due on Tuesday could open the way to men being legally recognised as female based solely on their own words, without any medical or legal

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Open letter to the BBC: Please uphold your duty for fairness and ensure women’s voices are heard

Dear Tony Hall, We are writing to ask you, as Director-General of the BBC, for reassurance that the BBC will uphold its responsibilities to provide balanced, fair coverage with regard to political and public debate about women’s rights in relation to transgender issues. At the Westminster Social Policy Forum in

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Ian Huntley is a man: Twitter thinks this is hate speech and bans tweets stating legal and biological truth.

  Fair Play for Women supports the rights of ordinary trans people to live their lives freely and safely and for people with gender dysphoria to get the treatment they need.  But we do not agree that we have to subvert our language or understanding of biology to achieve that. When women are

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Government says GRA reforms will not be at the expense of women’s rights: A self-declaration system must now be ruled out.

The government has confirmed that it will not make any changes to the Equality Act as part of its GRA reforms. This includes no change to the single-sex exemptions which give natal women their legal right to spaces and services exclusive to them.  It will continue to be lawful to

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